A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
Whatever you are, be a good one.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.